At Mystery Fanfare, the Macavity nominees for Best Short Story discuss the importance of first lines.
The home of KISS's Gene Simmons is being searched by the LAPD, because something bad may have occurred there while he and his family were away.
Jon Jordan has an interview with Linda Fairstein over at Crimespree Magazine.
Anne Hillerman has taken over her father Tony's Leaphorn and Cree Navajo mysteries, and Theodore Feit of Spinetingler Magazine reviews the result, Spider Woman's Daughter.
Hat tip to Gizmodo for referring us to this montage of the weirdest movie weapons: